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13 terms

Classical Roots Book A Lesson 7

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antebellum
Of a period before a war, especially the American Civil War
antecedent
A thing or event that precedes
anterior
Coming before in position or time
avant-garde
1. Ahead of the times, especially in the arts. 2. A group that is ahead of the times.
vanguard
1. The foremost position, especially of an army or fleet. 2. Leaders of a movement, fashion, etc.
precept
A command; a rule of conduct
predestination
The belief that what happens in human life has already been determined by some higher power
preempt
To take possession of something before anyone else can do so
premonition
A warning in advance
preposterous
Absurd; contrary to nature or reason
pretentious
Showy; pompous; claiming unjustified distinction
ANTE <L.
Before
PRE <L.
Before